Guy Fredrickson
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How to Size Oar Length (Based on Paddle, Drift Boat, and Oarsman Characteristics)
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I gave this problem some thought and I think this approach makes sense.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robb Grubb Aug 9, 2014.

Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
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Hello Everyone, My name is Guy and this is my first post in this forum.  I am here because I want to build a wooden drift boat and, undoubtedly, I will occasionally need advice of the pool of experts…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Newman May 2.

 

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Rick Newman replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Good looking lumber you have chosen! Rick"
May 2
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Martinac. I’m back to work on the swim deck. "
Apr 30
Rick Newman replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Aren't you lucky! Rick"
Mar 16
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Hi Rick. Thanks. I’ve been working on several small “loose end” projects. When I get back to the Martinac, I have more stripping and sanding to do. "
Mar 15
Rick Newman replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"You are makingreat progress! Rick"
Mar 7
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Martinac. I’m working on the swim deck again. Looking forward to warmer weather. "
Mar 5
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Chris Craft. I thought I would be able to reupholster the seats and engine box. But after digging into it, I’ll have to build new seats from scratch. I can maybe salvage some of the wood of the engine box. There seats were a mess. "
Feb 23
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Chris Craft. This is the original carburetor for the 1961 Chris Craft. It’s a Carter WCFB 3059S. I had it rebuilt professionally at a cost of $450. They returned it spray painted grey. But then as I learned more about carburetors, I took it…"
Feb 6
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"I’ve seen videos of those diagnostic machines for distributors. I haven’t looked into those services. I’m sure it’s still done somewhere. The Delco distributor for the Martinac is pretty straight forward for parts. Not so…"
Jan 29
Jonathan Clarke replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Smart to go electronic and move away from points and condenser.  Over 40 years ago I worked in a specialty auto parts store that did a lot of distributor rebuilding and modifications using a Sun machine."
Jan 28
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Martinac. Rebuilt distributor for the Martinac’s Chevy 283 engine. This is a standard Delco-Remy distributor for that engine type. The PerTronix electronic ignition replaces the original contacts and condenser. "
Jan 28
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Phil. I’ve seen videos on rust removal by electrolysis using a DC power source. I’ve never tried it. But it works. "
Jan 21
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Hi Phil, I bought the Evapo-Rust on Amazon. I haven’t noticed it locally. I looked at the MSDS for Evapo-Rust but it didn’t give much information on the chemistry."
Jan 21
Phillip Westendorf replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Guy, I am restoring a real old Craftsman 6" Joiner and have tried White Vinegar (as recommended by a friend) to de-rust the steel components.  I've used Mt Dew and Coke in the past but it kinda gets expensive and doesn't work…"
Jan 21
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Thanks Rick. "
Jan 17
Rick Newman replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"It is wonderful to share your explorations! Thanks for sharing. Rick"
Jan 16

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At 5:24pm on January 5, 2022, Gerard said…

Hi Guy are you out there?  Would like to compare notes on the Chris Craft 283 engine you have on your Youtube channel, I have one the same in a boat I just purchased. It won't let me send you an email unless you add me to your friends list.

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Gerard

 
 
 

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